CHICAGO and LONDON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON), the leading global provider of risk management, risk and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources consulting and outsourcing, recently won six prestigious industry accolades at Reactions magazine's annual awards ceremony in New York, highlighting the firm's extensive and diverse global capabilities it delivers to clients every day.
Aon Risk Solutions, the firm's global risk management business, was named Best Global Broker, while Aon's reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor, Aon Benfield, was named Best Reinsurance Broker. The two Aon divisions received further awards in the following categories.
- Best Global Insurance Broking Firm for Property – Aon Risk Solutions
- Best Global Reinsurance Broking Firm for Property – Aon Benfield
- Best ILS Adviser – Aon Benfield
- Best Global Reinsurance Broking Firm for Analytics – Aon Benfield
The awards are the result of the Reactions editorial team canvassing the market through informal interviews with underwriting executives, broking executives, equity analysts and other industry observers and then making editorial choices on which companies and people were the most deserving in 2010.
"Being named best global broker and best property broker by Reactions is a tremendous tribute to our Aon colleagues and demonstrates the enormous power that a united Aon can bring to clients," said Steve McGill, chairman and chief executive officer of Aon Risk Solutions.
Dominic Christian, co-chief executive officer of Aon Benfield, added: "We thank the Reactions judging panel for naming Aon Benfield the world's best reinsurance broker, and for nominating our firm as having the best ILS, analytics and property broking capabilities. We see these awards as a reflection of our inherent strengths - the talents we share, the personalized approach we hold dear and our preparedness to invest in our future and that of our clients by better understanding risk."
Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON) is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing. Through its more than 59,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to deliver distinctive client value via innovative and effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions. Aon's industry-leading global resources and technical expertise are delivered locally in over 120 countries. Named the world's best broker by Euromoney magazine's 2008, 2009 and 2010 Insurance Survey, Aon also ranked highest on Business Insurance's listing of the world's insurance brokers based on commercial retail, wholesale, reinsurance and personal lines brokerage revenues in 2008 and 2009. A.M. Best deemed Aon the number one insurance broker based on revenues in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and Aon was voted best insurance intermediary 2007-2010, best reinsurance intermediary 2006-2010, best captives manager 2009-2010, and best employee benefits consulting firm 2007-2009 by the readers of Business Insurance. Visit http://www.aon.com for more information on Aon and http://www.aon.com/unitedin2010 to learn about Aon's global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.
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